Fourth LTS (Long Term Support) release of Ubuntu, code-named Precise Pangolin. Released on 26th April, 2012. Only use this tag if your question is version-specific.

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Cannot Update TeamViewer Remotely

I'm accessing my Ubuntu machine (Ubuntu v12.04) remotely using TeamViewer. The machine mounts TeamViewer v9 and I need to update it to v10 (otherwise I'm not able to transfer file with another machine ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Kernel 3.19 or later

I have a Dell E7440 Ultrabook with an eDock Port Replicator. That dock is somewhat special in the way it handles the DVI and Displayport Connectors. Kernel Support is available from 3.19. On this ...
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freeglut OpenGL GLX extension not supported by display ':0'

I am trying to run an application with OpenGL and the following message apears: freeglut OpenGL GLX extension not supported by display ':0' I already read lots of topics here and in stackexchange ...
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After recent updates sound stopped working

I am new to Ubuntu/Linux and do not have a background in computer programming. Ubuntu 12.04 came pre-loaded on my Dell Inspiron 3442, Intel Pentium 3558u@1.7GHz x2, 64-bit. I loaded my music library ...
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How do I get free space? The trash can is empty

I do not have enough free disk space. 2,280MB of free space is needed, at least 781MB needs to be freed on / partition. How do I get free space? The trash can is empty.
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Ubuntu 12.04 After installing nvidia property drivers unity became strange

I have an ASUS laptop, model X550LN-BRA-DM550H, with intel graphics and geforce 840M card. I downloaded nvidia driver from their website (NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-346.47.run) and installed after. The ...
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Login screen. Then black screen

Okay. I have looked around on here and found absolutely nothing that applied to my situation. I just installed Ubuntu 12.04.5 (I know its an old version but I can't get the newest version to install, ...
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Locked out of admin after setting up winbind

I followed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin: File sharing with Samba by Jonathan Hobson on Sitepoint to try to see my windows workgroup from my Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit machine and now I am locked out as ...
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Why system accounts given login shell on Ubuntu 12.04.5 Desktop

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04.5 64-bit Desktop from ubuntu-12.04.5-desktop-amd64.iso and was shocked to find the login shell of numerous system accounts was set to /bin/sh instead of ...
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Moving program files to new portable hard drive on Precise

As easy as a question it might sound, a new user to linux has no prior knowledge to anything linux. So in general, i was wondering if there was a way to move all my program files from the C drive to ...
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Route teamviewer out secondary routing table

First question on here and im a linux newbie so please go easy =). I have a VPN tunnel that all my traffic goes through unless it is specifically told to use a different route table, vpnBypass. I ...
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How to change desktop password using psychocats 4/29/12 not working

I lost my password for my dual boot windows and ubuntu 12.04. I completed the instructions shown at http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/resetpassword and at the end told that the new password was reset ...
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Why is “poweroff” a symlink to “reboot” in 12.04? [duplicate]

Today in class, the teacher asked us to say different ways to shutdown/reboot,etc. the system. I said "poweroff" and I though that it was probably actually a symbolic link to "shutdown" or "halt". We ...
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How do I install google chrome oin ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

How do I install google chrome on ubuntu 12.04
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Intel iMac Ubuntu Installation Troubleshooting

I'm having terrible luck trying to install any flavor of Ubuntu on my 2006 5,1 Intel Core 2 Duo iMac. I've downloaded the 32-bit and 64-bit current and past version, as well as tried torrent ...
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How can I wake up my computer from suspend?

After the latest update, my machine isn't waking up from suspend, and I have to hard-reboot it. This only happens sometimes, and I can't tell under what exact circumstances it happens. I think it's ...
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PHP version update gone wrong

I've followed instructions on updating the PHP version on my server from 5.3 to 5.5 During the installation it threw php5-common dependency errors. I've managed to fix the dependency errors by ...
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Check if a screen is active and then display countdown

#!/bin/bash DATE=$(date +"%m-%d-%Y") Backup_from="/home/mc/server/prison/" Backup_to="/home/mc/backups/PRISON-$DATE.tar" echo "Starting backup of $Backup_from to $Backup_to" screen -dmS backup tar ...
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probleme in ubuntu

W: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/precise-security/multiverse/source/Sources 404 Not Found W: Failed to fetch http://repo.mysql.com/apt/ubuntu/dists/precise/Release Unable ...
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how make static table arp

To make static arp table is to insert ip using this command : arp -i interface -s adresse_IP adresse_MAC and it will not dynamic entries?
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Chromebook: Map Search Key to Caps Lock

Using crouton, I have ubuntu running on my chromebook. By default, the caps lock key is a search key and opens up the dash home. How can I map this key to be caps lock instead? I am very new to all of ...
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Graphics driver problem on Asus X200m running 12.04

I recently purchased a new Asus X200m that is as far as I can tell running Integrated Intel® HD Graphics (according to Asus's website). I performed a clean install off a usb of 12.04 which I can ...
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Cannot press ctrl + alt + left + up simultaneously to switch between workspaces

By default, ctrl+alt+(upxordown)or(leftxorright) is used to switch between workspaces, but why doesn't ctrl+alt+left+up work for switching workspaces from number four to number one?
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Cannot set LC_CTYPE to default locale: No such file or directory

I have the exact question as this but there's no solution. I tried but it doesn't work How do I fix my locale issue? $ locale locale: Cannot set LC_CTYPE to default locale: No such file or directory ...
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Installing Ubuntu along with Windows 8.1

I'm using Windows 8.1 and also want to install Ubuntu as dual-boot?. Should I install Windows 8.1 on a separate partition and Ubuntu on another partition? Is there any problem like file distortion in ...
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no inet 6 address-sftp and ftp not working and no eth1 showing on ifconfig.

I am trying to transfer files between a ubuntu 12.04 server and a 12.04 desktop using sftp. it told me that the connection had been reset by peer(port 22) and doesn't work. However, the ftp doesn't ...
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Updating GnuTLS in Ubuntu 12.04

GnuTLS version 2.12.14 in Ubuntu 12.04 repositories is outdated. Is there some PPA/source to install a newer version? I tried building from source, which first required building nettle from source. ...
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No internet connection, wired or wireles

Recently I installed Ubuntu 12.04.1LTS on my Acer Travelmate P253 wich had Windows 8 on it. But I cant connect to any form of internet. I read a lot of the same problems and performed al of the ...
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how do i use a domain as zpanel login?

How do I use a domain as zpanel login? How do i change my ip address for zpanel login to a domain? I want to type a domain in my browser to go to zpanel login instead of my ip address. I'm using ...
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How do I install red5 server and java

How do I install red5 server and java on ubuntu server 12.04 for videowhisper plugins for wordpress 4.1.1? What are the commands step by step?
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nvidia on 12.04

I have been reading and following instructions to install the 173 driver for my GeForce FX Go5200. I have tried terminal commands, and synaptic package manager to install this driver. Synaptic says it ...
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No sound on laptop built-in speaker but headphone works

As the title says,after finnished one regular update that pops out by the update manager, my laptop speakers fails to work. After reading the threats i can find online i find out that my alsamixer ...
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mysql installation fails

I am trying to install mysql 5.5 / 5.6 on ubuntu 12.04. Each time the installation asks to specify the password then fails with the following error: An error occurred while setting the password ...
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Adobe Flash player for Chrome browser on Ubunu 12.04

I have checked many threads but could not find solution. I want to use Chrome on Ubuntu 12.04. I have installed adobe flash plugin from Software Center but it does work for Only Moxilla Firefox not ...
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grub rescue in dual booting (with ubuntu 12.04) and kernel panic error

Can anyone please help me out in solving the grub rescue problem that I'm facing on my Lenovo G570 laptop (installed operating systems are - windows 7 home basic and ubuntu 12.04 LTS)? The initial ...
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How to add different behavior to mouse clicks in Ubuntu 12.04?

Is there a way to add custom behaviors to mouse events on Ubuntu 12.04? For example: click-and-hold the left button starts a timer when the timer hits 500 ms, the click locks into drag mode I can ...
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linux detect interface promiscuous mode in my network

how can detect and get the name or mac adress or ip adress of any device in my network that the mode of its interface is promiscous script python. I need help, thanks.
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libboost1.48-dev dependency for Precise builds on launchpad

I am attempting to build a package on Launchpad which requires the minimum version of Boost to be 1.48. Due to the somewhat complicated setup of boost in Precise (default is 1.46.1 but 1.48 is ...
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Can not type in single user mode

I am running a 12.04 LTS ubuntu server, but I forgot my username and password, so I get into the single user mode, but something weird happened that I cannot type any letter in it, please check the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 only recognising 2.9Gb Ram out of 4Gb

Yes it is a 32-bit installation, but there is supposed to be PAE that allows it to use all of the ram. The command: sudo lshw -class memory | grep GiB -m 1 tells me that yes there is 4Gb ...
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Gnome 3.14 on Ubuntu 12.04

Can i get Gnome 3.14 on Ubuntu 12.04? I saw this people have mentioned 12.04 in the list for gnome 3.14 http://media-opensource.blogspot.com/2014/09/how-to-install-gnome-314-in-linux.html
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Can't install software through USC or open synaptic even though only user

I am running Xubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Toshiba Chromebook 2 and it seems I have been removed from the admin list, even though I am the only user on my device, ChromeOS and Ubutntu. I see proof of this ...
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pepflashplugin-installer doesnt download properly

I'm trying to get flash for chromium on ubuntu 12.04, but when i try to install it from terminal sudo apt-get install pepflashplugin-installer I get dialog with error Failure to download extra data ...
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Difference of HUD behavior in between Ubuntu 14.04 and 12.04

It seems to me that when press Alt and type, in 14.04, it only searches the menu of the current program. However, in ubuntu 12.04 it searches the menus of the programs running in the background. ...
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Auditd to monitor logins

I am using auditd on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to monitor activity of all users. I run with default settings for (auditd.conf and audit.rules): -D -b 6400 -a entry,always -F arch=b64 -S execve -a entry,always ...
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Recover from ubuntu getting stuck

I've been using ubuntu 12.04 for a while now and i get my work lost so many times because of this freezing issue. Only the mouse pointer works when it freezes. I had Gnome installed right after i ...
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make my machine invisible for ping [duplicate]

I search solution to pevent my machine form the attack arp poisoning. I believe to make my device invisible for this haker If they want to ping my machine they have any reply. I don't khnow how I ...
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What does Kernel do? [closed]

Firstly, I'd like to say that I LOVE LINUX OS :) I'm new and i found this project -> https://www.kernel.org/ is contributed it as an open source. My Question: Can i make my own Linux OS by using ...
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using ibus-table for latex

I have ibus in my ubuntu 12.04 and I installed ibus-talble for latex. I don't know how to make use of the package. The latex input method is not shown in ibus preferences under input methods... Please ...
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Trying to connect wifi in Ubuntu 12.04 via terminal

I use ubuntu 12.04 and I'm trying to connect wifi via terminal. I did the following from root: $ iwlist wlan0 s - And I found my wireless network there $ wpa_passphrase essid_name pswd > ...